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Dr. Martin Makary

The Future of Healthcare

-What will healthcare look like in 10 years?

-How can I prepare for the new healthcare landscape?

-What are the best and worst aspects to the new healthcare system ahead?


Martin Makary advocates for non-partisan, common-sense ways to address medicine‚Äôs challenges, correlating the history of American medicine with its modern day conundrums. Healthcare is complex and its problems can be difficult to solve. Dr. Makary uses first-hand stories to illustrate the decision points that await policy makers and patients. Highlighting both the exciting positive modifications as well as concerning trends,  he reviews the resultant scenarios, and explains how consumers can prepare for the upcoming changes to healthcare.

Dr. Makary is an active surgeon and researcher, serving jointly on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Dr. Makary serves in leadership roles for the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Union of Risk Management. He also serves as Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Quality and Safety Research Group at Fells Point.

He is a regular medical commentator on CNN.

Makary is the author of several books on public health and surgery, patient safety, quality of care, and health policy. His current research interests focus on the delivery of quality care, the science of medical errors and patient safety, international health, and health policy. He has several ongoing studies including the clinical and public health implications new technologies in surgery. His latest book, a New York Times best seller, is entitled Unaccountable.